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Spring - Shakespeare

1.The Weird Sisters | Macbeth | BBC Teach

Scotland in the 11th century. Macbeth is leading the army for King Duncan against the invading Norwegians and a group of Scottish rebels. Once victory is sec...

Writing activity linked to episode 1 - The Weird Sisters

Write a letter to a friend telling them about what you have seen.

Remember to use your senses to help you write a great description.

 

2. All Hail, Macbeth! Thane of Cawdor! | Macbeth | BBC Teach

Macbeth and Banquo arrive at King Duncan's camp to relay the news of the victory. They are met by three nobles - Lennox, Ross and Angus - who tell Macbeth he...

Writing activity linked to episode 2 - All Hail Macbeth

Produce a newspaper report about Macbeth becoming Thane of Cawdor.

Remember a newspaper report uses reported speech (An eyewitness said he had always thought there was something suspicious about him.) and direct speech (An eyewitness, Jack said, "I always thought there was something suspicious about that man."  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m93ngaBMqqA

3. Daggers for King Duncan | Macbeth | BBC Teach

Dunsinane Castle. Lady Macbeth is reading a letter from her husband. Her ambition for Macbeth is clear, but so too her concern that he is not sufficiently ru...

Drama activity linked to episode 3 - Daggers for King Duncan

Shakespeare used some amazing insults in his plays, using http://playingwithplays.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/shakespeare-insult-generator.pdf can you insult a member of your family, without laughing. Remember, actors had to say these in front of huge audiences, being serious al the time. Can you?

4. All Hail, Macbeth! King of Scotland! | Macbeth | BBC Teach

King Duncan's body is quickly discovered and the nobles run from room to room waking the castle. When Malcolm and Donalbain learn of their father's murder th...

Drama activity linked to episode 4 - All Hail Macbeth, King of Scotland

In role as either the ‘devil’ or the ‘angel’ write a persuasive argument or create a persuasive poster / leaflet for Macbeth telling him that he should - or should not - go through with the plan to kill Banquo. Persuasive argument features include rhetorical questions, daring the reader to disagree with your viewpoint, emotive language.

5. All Hail, Macbeth! King of Scotland! | Macbeth | BBC Teach

King Duncan's body is quickly discovered and the nobles run from room to room waking the castle. When Malcolm and Donalbain learn of their father's murder th...

6. Something Wicked This Way Comes | Macbeth | BBC Teach

Ross and Lennox meet on the walls of Dunsinane and determine to leave Macbeth's side in favour of Malcolm and Macduff. Macbeth returns to the Weird Sisters, ...

7. Preparing for Battle | Macbeth | BBC Teach

Night in Dunsinane Castle. Lady Macbeth's servant has summoned a doctor to witness her mistress sleep-walking. It is clear that Lady Macbeth is deeply troubl...

8. Birnam Wood comes to Dunsinane | Macbeth | BBC Teach

Macbeth is about to go to battle when he is informed that Lady Macbeth has died. Then the two armies clash. It seems Macbeth is invincible and his victims in...

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